Last night on June 9, 2017, longtime actress Glenne Headly passed away. Headly has co-starred in movies alongside A-listers such as Susan Sarandon, Kevin Kline, and Steve Martin. She is most known for her roles in the movies "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" which came out in 1988, and "Dick Tracy" which was released in 1990.

Headly is the ex-wife of famous actor John Malkovich. The two were married for six years before they divorced in 1988 due to an affair that Malkovich was having with actress Michelle Pfeiffer.

Early work

Glenne Headly entered the world of stardom beginning in the early 1980s.

She received her first big break off-Broadway starring alongside Susan Sarandon in "Extremities." After having success off-Broadway, she moved on to the big screen. In 1988, "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" became a hit, with Headly starring alongside Steve Martin and Michael Caine.

Following "DRS," Headly starred alongside actor Warren Beatty in the hit movie "Dick Tracy" which debuted in 1990. After the success of both movies, she experienced more success with her role in "Bastard out of Carolina" released in 1996. The role earned her a second Emmy nomination for best-supporting actress. Her first nomination came a bit earlier for her role in the 1989 TV miniseries "Lonesome Dove."

Sudden death

On June 9, 2017, Glenne Headly was pronounced dead at the age of 62.

According to Rolling Stone, "the actress died from complications of a pulmonary embolism, her husband Bryon McColloch told the New York Times." Also, Headly's representative confirmed her death to Deadline: "It is with deep sorrow that we confirm the passing of Glenne Headly." the rep said. "We ask that her family's privacy be respected in this difficult time." Fellow actresses and actors had nothing but positive and kind words to say about the late Headly when they were informed of her death.

New project before passing

The popular streaming service Hulu was set to soon premiere the Seth Rogen-produced TV series titled "Future Man." The series stars Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe, Ed Begley Jr., and the late Glenne Headly.

The show is supposed to air 13 episodes in its debut.

The death of Headly has fans wondering what the production crew of "Future Man" will do in terms of handling her character. Haley Joel Osment told Just Jared, that Glenne's character, who played Josh Hutcherson's mother, will not be replaced. "They'll find a way to deal with that character's absence, but certainly for us who knew her from Season 1 and may have known her before, it's going to be a really sad, empty space on the show that she's not there anymore," Osment said.